I'm a freelance writer and editor whose work has also appeared in The Washington Post, The Village Voice, Vice, Salon, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Marie Claire, Refinery29, and more. I hold degrees in Gender & Sexuality Studies, Modern Culture & Media, and Cognitive Neuroscience, which I use mainly to over-analyze trashy television and argue over semantics.
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5 Hacks For Feeling More Pleasure In Bed

As a sex writer, I use up a lot of ink debunking the myth that most people with vulvas orgasm through intercourse. I often cite a statistic found by a 32-study meta-analysis in Elisabeth Lloyd’s The Case of the Female Orgasm: Only one in four women s…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Questions To Ask Yourself To Determine If A Therapist Or A Life Coach Is Better For You

During my teens, when I was dealing with anxiety, depression, and an eating disorder, I began seeing a therapist. I went to several over the years, and they helped me develop coping skills and gain control over my mental health. Then, last year, I st…
By Suzannah Weiss

8 Mental Tricks To Help You Sleep That Actually Work

I was taught growing up that you'll fall asleep more easily if you imagine jumping sheep and count them, but this never seemed to work for me. The image's repetitive nature would bore me, and my own thoughts would take over. This left me wondering, w…
By Suzannah Weiss

5 Ways Your Sex Life Changes As You Get Older — For The Better

We’re taught to believe that our sex drives and sex lives decline as we age. But many find that their desire for and enjoyment of sex actually goes up as they get older, and there's research to support this. If we can stop pretending that sex is some…
By Suzannah Weiss

6 Ways To Practice Affirmative Consent In Your Sex Life

In the wake of the sexual assault epidemic on college campuses and the #MeToo movement, activists have been calling for a new model of consent: affirmative consent. This means that rather than simply teaching people “no means no,” we teach them “yes …
By Suzannah Weiss

Here's How To Tell EXACTLY Where You Are In Your Menstrual Cycle

You’ve probably heard that there are four stages of the menstrual cycle (menstrual, follicular, ovulation, and luteal, in case you were wondering) and that what stage you’re in affects your fertility. But how do you know what stage you’re currently g…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Sexual Insecurities You Can Officially Put To Bed

Plenty of us have something that makes us insecure in bed, whether that’s related to our looks or our performance. That’s totally normal. But it’s not particularly helpful. The best sex happens when we forget about what our partners think about us an…
By Suzannah Weiss

12 People Reveal The Most Unexpected Thing That Turned Them On

People always talk about wanting to get more turned on for sex with their partners. But then, it's often completely random things that actually end up turning us on. Similar to the way orgasms show up when you're least expecting them but not when you…
By Suzannah Weiss

15 People Share The One Sex Move They Were Surprised To Love

People are always looking for ways to switch things up in bed, but it's hard to know in advance how you might enjoy doing that. Things that sound great on paper (or in porn) might be less than pleasurable in reality, and on the flip side, you might b…
By Suzannah Weiss

3 Major Reasons We Need To Close The Orgasm Gap ASAP

A 2017 study in Archives of Sexual Behavior found that 95 percent of straight men but only 65 percent of straight women usually or always orgasmed over the past month. Now, that's some serious BS. I get that orgasm doesn't always have to be the goal …
By Suzannah Weiss

6 Tips For Making The Most Out Of Eating Out Alone

There's a lot to be said for going out alone. You'll get time for reflection, you'll have nobody to compromise with, and you'll be open to meeting new people. But that doesn't make it easy for everybody. There's a lot of stigma attached to people spe…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Body Myths That Are Hurting Your Sexual Health

The vulva is shrouded in a lot of mystery and misconceptions, thanks to a culture that considers it a receptacle for a penis at worst and an inferior version of a penis at best. The Wonder Down Under: The Insider's Guide to the Anatomy, Biology, and …
By Suzannah Weiss

This New Industry Wants To Destigmatize Menstrual & Sexual Health

When you think of the tech industry, you often think of male entrepreneurs. But more and more women are making a mark in this field, and one result of this is the rise of a new industry called FemTech. Ida Tin, CEO of the period-tracking app Clue and…
By Suzannah Weiss

9 Women On The Moment They First Knew They Wanted To Marry Their Partner

Marriage isn't for everyone. Thankfully, more and more people are realizing this — which makes it even more meaningful when people decide they want to get married. People are putting a lot of thought into what was previously done by default, and the …
By Suzannah Weiss

Here's Why You Definitely Still Need To Use A Condom During Your Period

Every year, there are 2.8 million unwanted pregnancies in the U.S. And one of the biggest reasons for this is that people have a whole lot of misconceptions about preventing pregnancy. Along with being taught that you can't get pregnant if you're sta…
By Suzannah Weiss

8 Ways To Become More Reliable, According To Experts

We all like to think of ourselves as reliable people. But often, life seems to get in the way of being more reliable. The truth is, though, we have more control than we think over how well we keep our commitments. All we need are the tools to stay on…
By Suzannah Weiss

5 Tips For Dealing With Unreliable People Without Losing Your Cool

Whether you always keep your word or have reliability issues yourself, dealing with people who let you down can be disappointing, frustrating, and infuriating. But, unfortunately, most of us can't avoid it. So, how do you survive when you have to dea…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Things Highly Sensitive People Should Try For Their Mental Health

We often talk about the importance of self-care, but taking care of yourself means something different when you're a highly sensitive person (HSP) — someone who feels sensations and emotions very acutely and deeply. Because HSPs process information d…
By Suzannah Weiss

How To Use Your Period To Your Advantage At Work

If you've come to believe the myth that your period hurts you at work, Alisa Vitti is here to bust it. As a functional nutritionist, founder of the period-tracking app MyFLO, and author of WomanCode, she's discovered that your period can actually hel…
By Suzannah Weiss

5 Common Apology Mistakes People Make In Relationships — And What To Say Instead

"I'm sorry you're feeling bad about what I said, but I'm not sorry I said it." This will go down in history as the worst apology a partner has ever given me. And, apparently, this failure to acknowledge responsibility is just one of many mistakes we …
By Suzannah Weiss